ERP Advisors Group only provides software advisory services. Our consultants only work on enterprise software selections and implementations. Therefore, they are experts in conducting software selections and know the pitfalls to avoid as they guide our clients to a successful go-live.
You will find our consultants care deeply about your project and are vested as much as you are in making it a success. Ultimately, we will do just about anything to make sure you are a success!
Shawn Windle is the Founder and Managing Principal of ERP Advisors Group based in Denver, Colorado. ERP Advisors Group (EAG) is one of the country’s top independent boutique enterprise software advisory firms. At EAG, Shawn manages a team of consultants that advise mid to large size organizations on selecting and implementing business applications from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Human Capital Management (HCM) and other enterprise applications, which equate to $10Ms+ in software deals each year. He has worked in the enterprise software industry for over 20 years. Shawn started his career at Accenture and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and moved into the software industry with Oracle as a Technology Product Manager. Prior to ERP Advisors, he helped establish a successful technology practice with a top 50 accounting firm. There are only a few people in the world with the practical software experience that Shawn has gained with helping hundreds of clients across many industries with selecting and implementing a wide variety of enterprise solutions.
As the Principal, Operations, Erica became the first partner of ERP Advisors Group. She has implemented infrastructure across the company to serve all back-office processes, including Human Resources, Accounting, Sales, and Marketing. She helped bring the company from a sole proprietorship in 2014 to an Inc. 5000 award-winning company in just a few years' time. She continues to head up Sales while overseeing all of the administrative staff. Her aim is two-pronged: to make EAG increasingly competitive to high-quality recruits while caring for the employee’s lifecycle with good training on our policies, procedures and methodology, making them effective and ethical across our client’s projects; and to attract growing mid-market projects from clients with interesting problems who are a good fit for our company’s values and skillsets. In 2020, she launched the company’s second location by establishing an office with a new Director of Human Resources on the east coast.
Juliette is the Promotion and Marketing Manager for ERP Advisors Group. Juliette works closely with the Managing Principal and Director of Business Development to plan and create promotional and marketing materials for print and media. Juliette organizes ERP Advisors Group’s monthly conference call series and produces collateral materials and promotional campaigns related to each. Juliette focuses on public relations for EAG as well as coordinates and executes marketing events, special events, and company events effectively with her meticulous attention to detail.
Quentin has been in the Information Technology business for over 20 years. He has led teams as a Director of IT, brought innovative products to market as a Product Manager, and led large teams as a Director of Technical Support. He got his start building PCs, testing hardware, and working in telecommunications. From there he went on to ISPs, Technical Support, Customer Service, Systems Administration, Product Management, and Director level positions in the Software Technology field. Today he provides leadership and guidance to our consulting team through a wide variety of technical knowledge, experience, and skills, along with being a Microsoft Certified Professional, Administrator, Systems Engineer and an experienced consultant in the ERP space. Quentin manages the ERP Advisors Group Team on needs analysis, software selection, and implementation services.
Curtis Wait has over 25 years of experience as a Business Consultant in business systems and processes. Curtis worked for 12 years in the Denver office of Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting practice working on clients’ business improvement and technology. Since then, he has been assisting clients in a variety of industries with their information technology and project implementation needs. Recent clients include a multi-national NetSuite implementation at an international mining company and the rollout of a new security system for a major financial services company. Curtis specializes in advising executive leadership regarding business technology, in addition to his work in project management, training, testing, financial analysis and process improvement.
Doug assists businesses with technology-enabled process transformation through needs assessment, software selection, and implementation. Doug has over 25 years of experience implementing and managing domestic and global Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management environments. He has served organizations in various industries including manufacturing, financial services, and life sciences. Doug started his consulting career at Ernst & Young Management Consulting, where he was engaged in several successful SAP and Siebel implementation programs. He continued his career with top consulting firms leading ERP and CRM initiatives where he delivered tangible business improvements for his clients. Doug’s depth of experience in business process improvement and breadth of experience across applications and industries is truly unique in the enterprise software market.
Brian Konin has over 20 years of ERP experience both as a Business Analyst and a Project Manager. Brian's career spans multiple industries including Wholesale Distribution, Manufacturing, and Natural Resources. Brian began his career in the apparel industry working for a leading distributor managing the planning/inventory process. He started his ERP consulting career with Oracle serving as a Senior Consultant on multiple ERP implementations. He specializes in Order Management, Purchasing, and Distribution and has also been involved with Manufacturing, Engineering Change, and Financials. Brian is PMP certified, extremely adept in all stages of the ERP cycle and has managed, implemented, or supported various software packages.
A proven IT leader with expertise at a high level as well as being hands on. Robert is experienced as an IT Director, Program Manager, Developer as well as Technical Support and Technical Sales Support. The sum of his experience enables him to synthesize the complex towards simplifying solutions to achieve customer outcomes and high team morale. His experience extends to Manufacturing, Finance, Farming, Construction, Natural Resources and Retail industries.
With more than 40 years of experience, David has high-level skills at conceiving, creating and implementing solutions to complex business and systems problems for bottom-line results. David acts as agent of change with an “owner” perspective with organization, communications and technical skills with an ability to work with people at all levels of the business. In addition, he has detail level knowledge and hands-on skills with manufacturing production and planning, ASP, SQL, IIS, HTML, Access and Microsoft tools for integration of custom requirements with “off the shelf” tools. With his direct experience across the organization streamlining business processes he helps clients eliminate waste and improve margins and deliver exchange in abundance with his practical, hands-on experience.
With over 37 years of industry experience, Brian’s background as a certified network manager includes software development manager, developer and programmer facilitating client needs to fulfill government tax compliance. Brian has developed payroll-specific solutions in addition to developing and supporting various web portals for site administration, data maintenance and external web access. He brings his technical skills to our clients’ ERP projects by transforming and migrating their data out of legacy applications.
Carly has 5 years of experience in the accounting world. She got her start at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in their assurance practice. She then transferred to private industry working in the financial services sector. Prior to her time in accounting, she spent extensive time working in management for a multitude of industries including construction, manufacturing, marketing, and entertainment. Additionally, she has years of customer service experience.
Cara has been in the Information Technology business for over 10 years. She has led teams as a Senior Deskside Support Technician, on software implementations and selections. She got her start doing software testing, documentation and development. From there she went on to do Technical Support and Customer Service. She provides a variety of technical knowledge and skills and is a Microsoft Certified Professional and Network + Certified.
Dennis Braan has worked as a technical writer and editor for 30 years, with experience gained in a variety of software and hardware development environments. As the Technical Writer for ERP Advisors Group, he leverages that experience to facilitate successful ERP implementations with helpful user guides and documentation. His ability to unravel the complexities of cutting-edge technology fuels a passion for new projects — and Dennis relishes the challenge of facing the uncharted and the unexplored. Dennis has authored and edited end-user documentation for a variety of products: System Admin Guides, User Guides, Component Reference Guides, Software Programming Guides, Application Programming Interface descriptions, Technical Requirements documents, Process Engineering process flows, Training Documentation, Product Specifications — the list goes on and on. Dennis lives in Denver, Colorado and is doing final editing on a book he has authored on how to read music notation.
Shaun has over 19 years of combined experience in Marketing and Project Management. This includes 3 years of agency experience managing multi-national brands and industry-leading clients in such fields as Construction, Designer Fashion, Luxury Real Estate, Cosmetic Dentistry, and Continuing Professional Education. With a background in print media and an intimate understanding of e-commerce, Shaun now uses his expertise in writing, design, advertising, and web development to manage the digital presence of ERP Advisors Group.
Michelle’s first corporate position was in the software industry. Throughout her career she has worked for multiple software companies, totaling over 10 years’ experience. During her time in various corporate industries, she also began a freelance writing career, becoming a full-time freelance writer in 2009.
She has researched and written articles for fields as diverse as the Medical and Legal industries, as well as on topics such as Pets, Home Design, Fitness, Nutrition and Education. She even spent a number of years writing for the Entertainment Industry, where she interviewed celebrities and top writers, directors and producers of movies and TV shows. Michelle has also penned fiction in the form of short stories and a novel. All told, she has currently written well over 3,000 articles, blog posts, product descriptions, book pages and website pages.
Michelle now uses her wide experience to write digital content for ERP Advisors Group, and she is excited to help people understand the ERP world. Her goal is to create content that provides valuable information, which is interesting to the reader while being educational.
John is the Operations Assistant for ERP Advisors Group. John works closely with the Managing Principal and Principal of Operations to aid in facilitation of consulting projects and administrative duties. John uses his analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail across operations, including Human Resources, Accounting, and Sales. His aim is to ensure that EAG operates smoothly so that our consultants can offer clients superior results.
Titan is the Project Coordinator for ERP Advisors Group. Titan works closely with the EAG consulting team aiding in composition and development of project documentation along with tracking project progress. He specializes in communication and coordinates the required details to ensure each Consultant has the support necessary to deliver successful projects.
Legacy Software Review: Oracle E-Business Suite
Wednesday, April 28 @ 12:00 pm MDT
In this edition of The ERP Advisor, we will examine what the future holds for Oracle E-Business Suite and provide guidance to existing customers on whether they should stay the course, consider an upgrade, or evaluate new options for ERP systems.